Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology
Our research focuses on developing and
applying quantitative methods to address questions in conservation biology and
environmental risk assessment.
Four new papers on biodiversity impacts of climate change are published or in press. For more information, read about our work on Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity.
National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences released the report "Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from Pesticides". Resit Akçakaya was a member of the committee that wrote the report.
Kevin Shoemaker's research is featured in the News section of Nature. The research, which was recently published in Conservation Biology, is highly relevant to questions of MVP, conservation triage, and conservation strategies for very rare species.
Presentations in 2013
H.R. Akçakaya, et al. "Extinction risk assessment and red-listing of species threatened with climate change". At the International Congress for Conservation Biology. Monday, 22 July, 4:15pm, room 301.
K. Shoemaker, et al. "Modeling the recovery of the endangered black-footed ferret in a linked predator-prey-disease system". At the International Congress for Conservation Biology. Monday, 22 July, 4:30pm, room 304.
Population density of a gekko species in Madagascar, based on climate change projections.